University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-128-1882
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Graeco-Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Date Made: 50 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -50
Late Date: 400
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Amphitrite?
Sea Nymph
Triton
Paddle
Height: 1.7cm
Width: 1.2cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number1882 - Sommerville Gem Number
156 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

(Modern gilt swiveled setting) Amphitrite or a sea-nymph riding left upon a Triton who holds a paddle in left hand.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2002. Antike Siegel und Glasgemmen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville: im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 78. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 34-35, no. 96; taf. III; taf. 21View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1950. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 156View Objects cited in this Publication

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